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Cymbalta

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Other Names: Duloxetine

Paxil

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Other Names: Paroxetine   Paxil CR   Seroxat   Paroxetine HCl
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Duloxetine (sold under the brand names Cymbalta, Ariclaim, Xeristar, Yentreve, Duzela) is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. It is effective for major depressive... Read more on Wikipedia
Paroxetine (also known by the trade names Aropax, Paxil, Seroxat, Sereupin) is an selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant. Marketing of the drug began in 1992 by the pharmaceutical company SmithKline Beecham (pharmac... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Jennett Pearson
September 12, 2014
Jennett Pearson wrote
Leukemia
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By EasterBunny
July 24, 2014
EasterBunny wrote
Paxil equivalent sexual dysfunction
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By Jackie
June 28, 2014
Jackie wrote
Cymbalta - Treatment for Crohn's Disease
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By softail
June 19, 2014
softail wrote
just learning up on some info.for my best friend thanks for being there ; )
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By sherdee21
May 22, 2014
sherdee21 wrote
violent dream
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By Bobbie
March 27, 2014
Bobbie wrote
Carb Cravings on Cymbalta
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By GARY GERSIN
March 21, 2014
GARY GERSIN wrote
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Taking 2 - 75mg daily and have definitely not reached orgasm since doubling from 1 - 75mg daily several weeks ago. Can't really remember that last time.
Annie56  |  November 22, 2014
I have trouble reaching climax while on Lyrica. Also have major stomach/bowel issues when dose increased.
CountryCutie  |  October 16, 2014
Can't get an erection since starting Lyrica one year ago.
TomKat  |  July 28, 2014
well I am a lady and i find it hard, now to reach orgasm... its is frustrating and a lengthy process. I am on Lyrica 300 per day!
AllyKat  |  May 30, 2014
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By chiclets
March 18, 2014
chiclets wrote
Actavis generic vs. Teva generica (for Cymbalta)
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By Jen
February 26, 2014
Jen wrote
Blackouts on Paxil
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By reid4keeps
February 19, 2014
reid4keeps wrote
Cymbalta and palpitations
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By Patty
February 8, 2014
Patty wrote
Paxil and Gastritis
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By Songstylist
January 31, 2014
Songstylist wrote
Cymbalta and Prestiq
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By Emily
December 18, 2013
Emily wrote
Tastes like metal in my mouth
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By Joe
September 30, 2013
Joe wrote
Dreams and talking while sleeping on Paxil
I'm off of them now and no more dreams like that
October 1, 2014
Me too man
Johnny  |  October 1, 2014
Sounds like thrush.
Hi  |  September 12, 2014
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By Krisathome
September 11, 2013
Krisathome wrote
Cymbalta and palpitations
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and made me hallucinate, then Cymbalta and Prozac...
...me manic/mixed and made me hallucinate, then Cymbalta and Prozac picked up where Paxil left off. The longer I took these the more psychotic I got. I've had very very few hallucinations and no mood...
cymbalta give me the sdame effects as what paxil gives me?...
...- paxil to cymbalta I recently ...use since I felt that paxil was helping but didnt want to stop. I have been tapering off so will cymbalta give me the sdame effects as what paxil gives me? and ...
I always get good sleep. However Cymbalta has helped me...
...most of those who use Cymbalta. I stopped using Paxil because yawning all day MADE me tired. I always get good sleep. However Cymbalta has helped me with depression. When I stop taking...
I was switched from Paxil to Cymbalta. It took awhile, but...
...have been on Cymbalta for a year now. I take 90 mg but started out at 30. I was switched from Paxil to Cymbalta. It took awhile, but the Cymbalta has helped my depression. Cymbalta has a little bit...
I was... I have noticed that my face is breaking out...
...from Paxil to Cymbalta a few weeks ago. I noticed a HUGE difference immediately for a couple of days and now back to where I was... I have noticed that my face is breaking out terribly. I di...
felt like I was on LSD or something--vivid weird dreams...
...tried Cymbalta for a feww days and almost felt like I was on LSD or something--vivid weird dreams,dizzy woozy shaky feeling,would ...it--went back to Paxil;did fine AND NOW i'M TRYING eLAVIL--SE...
nausea but am feeling MUCH better on the Cymbalta. I was on...
...doctor switched me from Paxil to Cymbalta. I had a few days of nausea but am feeling MUCH better on the Cymbalta. I was on Paxil for a few yrs ...a difference with the Cymbalta. I actually felt ...
from paxil. Currently on 50 mg cymbalta and 12.5 paxil....
...currently 4 weeks into my cymbalta swich from paxil. Currently on 50 mg cymbalta and 12.5 paxil. Wanting to wean lower paxil but scared of withdrawal. Heard off a paxil to proxac switch to help...
i switched to cymbalta, which was good but definitely...
...was paxil, however, i had major sexual side effects with ...tired. i switched to cymbalta, which was good but definitely not as good as the paxil. i sure wish there was a med. that helped the...
to Cymbalta. Last Monday, I felt suicidal, and for the...
...Hi. My doctor switched me from Paxil to Cymbalta. Last Monday, I felt suicidal, and for the first time called a sucide crisis hotline. I'm starting to feel hopeless. I'm 55 and have suffered...
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